Snugglepot and Cuddlepie were my favourite books as a child. This is Sweet Pea Baby by Cecilia May Gibbs

Sweet Pea Baby by Cecilia May Gibbs- Absolutely gorgeous. So so sweet!

May Gibbs - in the artist's studio

May Gibbs - in the artist's studio - love this, I saw the original at the State Library of New South Wales exhibit today!

May Gibbs

may gibbs The Society of Gumnut Artists, Frontispiece, from Little Ragged Blossom and more about Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, 1920

Loving today's Google Doodle! Cecilia May Gibbs' 136th Birthday. Image used by permission from © The Northcott Society and Cerebral Palsy Alliance 2013

May Gibbs, Birthday Australia Bush characters Snugglepot and Cuddlepie.

May Gibbs explores the life and work of one of Australia's best loved children's author, May Gibbs (1877-1969). Famous for her 'Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie', Gibbs also wrote and illustrated many other children's books, produced long-running cartoon strips and a various commercial work.

May Gibbs, author, illustrator and cartoonist, has captured the hearts and imaginations of generations of Australians with her lovable bush characters and fairytale landscapes. - A story from the State Library of New South Wales

Gumnut Baby Knitting A Sock {Cecilia May Gibbs} {c 1920's-1930's}

Gumnut Baby Knitting A Sock. Straight from the fibre source! The Gumnut Babies and other related tiny people are from Australian books.cute little fairy illustration